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York Scout Shop Part-Time Sales Associate Position Available

The York Scout Shop has a Part Time Sales Associate position open for the right person. The hours are based on Seasonal Customer needs, with plenty of free hours during the summer to spend time with your family and friends doing all those fun Scouting activities. If you are interested or even just want to...

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Fishing Derby April 7-9 at Hidden Valley!

Held April 7-9, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, Fishing Derby 2017 is open to ALL Scouts, parents, and leaders. CUB AND WEBELOS SCOUTS can complete requirements for Fishing and Boating in the new Cub Scout Program. BOY SCOUTS can complete requirements for their Fishing or Fly Fishing merit badge. Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017...

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BSA Addresses Gender Identity

As one of America’s largest youth-serving organizations, the Boy Scouts of America continues to work to bring the benefits of our programs to as many children, families and communities as possible. “While we offer a number of programs that serve all youth, Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting are specifically designed to meet the needs of ...

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2017 Summer Campership Application Available – Deadline to Apply is April 1

The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA believes that every Scout should be given an opportunity to take part in a summer outdoor experience. The council’s Campership Fund was established to ensure that Scouts who, without financial assistance, would not be able to attend camp.  Funding to provide camperships are solicited year-round from individuals, community...

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2017 Harrisburg Senators Scout Night Sleepover – July 8

The Harrisburg Senators will host their annual Scout Night Sleepover game at FNB Field on Saturday, July 8 (vs. Erie Seawolves). Scouts will be able to participate in a pre-game parade, enjoy the game, camp overnight in the outfield after the game, receive an exclusive Harrisburg Senators Scout patch along with a food voucher for a hot...

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Chocolatey Caramel Crunch Sold Here Not Part of Voluntary Recall

The Weaver Popcorn Company, which produced the Trail’s End brand popcorn sold by the council this past fall, has informed us that one of their suppliers, the Palmer Candy Company, has voluntarily recalled a limited amount of Trail’s End Chocolatey Caramel Crunch 18 oz. product that it produced for Weaver. The good news for us is that...

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Modifications to Cub Scout Program Give Den Leaders More Flexibility

The Boy Scouts of America has announced modifications to Cub Scouting that make the program more flexible for busy parents, den leaders and Cubmasters. The BSA gathered feedback from den leaders who had delivered the new Cub Scouting program for a year. What they learned was that some den leaders had difficulty fitting into their...

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